barnRancho los Alamitos is a great place to explore our Southern California heritage. The site has been inhabited for hundreds of years, and the house has many layers to it. My kids loved the old-fashioned Western decor and cowboy memorabilia. My favorite part: the porch where the rancher’s wife fed all the ranch hands.

The barn and much of the outdoors area at Rancho los Alamitos has been under an extensive renovation for a couple years. The job is now complete and we’re all welcome to a grand re-opening this Sunday, June 10!

By the way, Rancho los Alamitos was owned by a member of the Bixby family–the brother of the Bixby who owned Rancho los Cerritos, just a few miles away. Visiting the two will give you a fantastic picture of life in SoCal 100 years ago.

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Freelance writer and unrepentant homemaker. Writer of many genres and author of GLIXMAN IN A FIX, A DOZEN DAISIES FOR RAIZY, MAZAL'S LUCK RUNS OUT, SLIDING DOORS AND OTHER STORIES, and the forthcoming ADINA AT HER BEST.

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